Style Guide Related Styles Lists

This is a list of the current Discogs styles in use, ordered by Genre and then grouped into related styles.

Please do not add in any new styles to this list!

Blues

  • Chicago Blues
  • Country Blues
  • Delta Blues
  • East Coast Blues
  • Electric Blues
  • Harmonica Blues
  • Jump Blues
  • Louisiana Blues
  • Modern Electric Blues
  • Piano Blues
  • Piedmont Blues
  • Texas Blues

Brass And Military

  • Brass Band
  • Marches
  • Military
  • Pipe & Drum

Childrens

  • Educational
  • Nursery Rhymes
  • Story

Classical

  • Baroque
  • Classical
  • Contemporary
  • Early
  • Medieval
  • Modern
  • Neo-Classical
  • Neo-Romantic
  • Post-Modern
  • Renaissance
  • Romantic

Electronic

(D) is added to the end of styles that seem to be more descriptions or qualifiers than specific styles.

    • Abstract
    • Experimental
    • Musique Concrète
  • Acid (D)

    • Ambient
    • Dark Ambient
    • New Age
    • Downtempo
    • Acid Jazz
    • Big Beat
    • Breakbeat
    • Breaks
    • Freestyle
    • Jazzdance
    • Broken Beat
    • Glitch
  • Disco

    • Italo-Disco
    • Italodance
  • Drum n Bass

    • Dubstep
    • Jumpstyle
    • Jungle
  • Dub (D)

    • EBM
    • IDM
    • Industrial
    • New Beat
  • Electro

    • Synth-pop
    • Chiptune
  • Ghetto (D)

  • Hardcore

    • Breakcore
    • Gabber
    • Happy Hardcore
    • Hardstyle
    • Speedcore
  • Hi NRG

  • Hip Hop

    • Illbient
    • Trip Hop
    • Leftfield
  • House

    • Acid House
    • Deep House
    • Euro House
    • Garage House
    • Hard House
    • Hip-House
    • Progressive House
    • Tech House
    • Tribal House
  • Krautrock

  • Latin (D)

  • Modern Classical

  • Neofolk

  • New Wave

    • Darkwave
    • Drone
    • Noise
    • Power Electronics
    • Rhythmic Noise
  • Techno

    • Dub Techno
    • Future Jazz
    • Makina
    • Minimal
    • Tribal
  • Trance

    • Goa Trance
    • Hard Trance
    • Progressive Trance
    • Psy-Trance
    • Grime
    • Speed Garage
    • UK Garage

Folk, World, And Country

  • Country

    • Bluegrass
    • Cajun
    • Honky Tonk
    • Zouk
    • Zydeco
  • Folk

Funk / Soul

  • Afrobeat

  • Disco

  • Funk

  • Free Funk
  • Bayou Funk
  • P.Funk

  • Gogo

  • Gospel

  • Neo Soul

  • New Jack Swing

  • Psychedelic

  • Rhythm & Blues

  • Soul

  • Swingbeat

Hip Hop

  • Bass Music
  • Bounce
  • Britcore
  • Conscious
  • Crunk
  • Cut-up/DJ
  • DJ Battle Tool
  • Electro
  • Gangsta
  • Go-Go
  • Grime
  • Horrorcore
  • Hyphy
  • Instrumental
  • Kwaito
  • Pop Rap
  • Ragga HipHop
  • RnB/Swing
  • Screw
  • Thug Rap
  • Trip Hop

Jazz

  • Afro-Cuban Jazz
  • Bossa Nova
  • Latin Jazz

  • Afrobeat

  • Big Band

  • Dixieland
  • Ragtime
  • Swing

  • Bop

    • Hard Bop
    • Post Bop
  • Contemporary Jazz

  • Cool Jazz
  • Easy Listening
  • Smooth Jazz

  • Free Improvisation

  • Free Jazz

  • Fusion

  • Soul-Jazz

  • Gypsy Jazz

  • Jazz-Funk

  • Jazz-Rock

  • Modal

  • Space-Age

Latin

  • Afro-Cuban
  • Beguine
  • Bolero
  • Cha-Cha
  • Charanga
  • Conjunto
  • Cubano
  • Danzon
  • Descarga
  • Guaguancó
  • Mambo
  • Pachanga
  • Rumba
  • Salsa
  • Son
  • Sonero
  • Timba

  • Bachata

  • Batucada

  • Bossanova
  • Lambada
  • Samba

  • Boogaloo

  • Compas

  • Corrido
  • Cuatro

  • Cumbia

  • Vallenato

  • Flamenco

  • Forro

  • Jibaro

  • MPB

  • Merengue

  • Música Criolla

    • Vals Criollo
    • Polca Criolla
  • Mariachi

  • Marimba
  • Norteño
  • Ranchera
  • Tejano

  • Nueva Cancion

  • Nueva Trova
  • Trova

  • Plena

  • Quechua

  • Reggaeton

  • Tango

Non-music

  • Audiobook
  • Comedy
  • Dialogue
  • Education
  • Field Recording
  • Interview
  • Monolog
  • Movie Effects
  • Poetry
  • Political
  • Promotional
  • Public Service Announcement
  • Radioplay
  • Religious
  • Sermon
  • Special Effects
  • Speech
  • Spoken Word
  • Technical
  • Therapy

Pop

  • Ballad
  • Bollywood
  • Chanson
  • Enka
  • Europop
  • J-pop
  • Karaoke
  • Music Hall
  • Novelty
  • Parody
  • Schlager
  • Vocal

Rock

  • Acoustic
  • Alternative Rock
  • Arena Rock
  • Art Rock
  • Blues Rock
  • Country Rock
  • Classic Rock
  • Folk Rock
  • Garage Rock
  • Goth Rock
  • Glam
  • Hard Rock
  • Indie Rock
  • Math Rock
  • Pop Rock
  • Post Rock
  • Prog Rock
  • Psychedelic Rock
  • Southern Rock
  • Space Rock
  • Soft Rock
  • Stoner Rock
  • Symphonic Rock

  • Avantgarde

  • Brit Pop

  • Doo Wop

  • Heavy Metal

    • Black Metal
    • Death Metal
    • Doom Metal
    • Nu Metal
    • Viking Metal
    • New Wave
    • Funk Metal
    • Speed Metal
  • Emo

  • Ethereal

  • Experimental

  • Grindcore

  • Grunge
  • Hardcore
  • Noise
  • Thrash

  • Industrial

  • Lo-Fi

  • Lounge

  • Power Pop
  • Shoegaze
  • Shoegazer

  • Mod

  • Neofolk

  • Oi

  • Punk

  • Parody

  • Rock & Roll

  • Rockabilly
  • Psychobilly
  • Skiffle

  • Rocksteady

  • Ska

  • Surf

Reggae

  • Calypso
  • Soca
  • Steel Band

  • Dancehall

  • Ragga

  • Dub

    • Dub Poetry
  • Junkanoo

  • Mento

  • Reggae

    • Lovers Rock
    • Reggae Gospel
    • Reggae-Pop
    • Roots Reggae
  • Rapso

  • Rocksteady

  • Ska

Stage And Screen

  • Musical
  • Score
  • Soundtrack
  • Theme